First, he took on car racing. Now, he’s taking on kickboxing. Deadline reports Idris Elba is training for a new series on Discovery Channel called Idris Elba: Fighter.
The limited series follows Idris Elba: No Limits, which chronicled the Luther actor as he immersed himself in the world of car racing.
Idris Elba: Fighter “will see Elba undertake the physically and mentally demanding task of training to become a professional kickboxer — ultimately competing against a seasoned brawler in a no-holds-barred bout.”
The three-part series is slated to premiere in 2017.
It has been a lifelong ambition of mine to fight professionally. Entering the ring to further test myself as a human being is a challenge I have been looking to take on for quite some time.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of Idris Elba? Will you watch Idris Elba: Fighter?